By Steve Kim
Mercito Gesta (28-1-1, 16KOs) will be facing Carlos Molina (17-2-1, 7KOs) on April 30th at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Palm Springs on a card that will be televised by Fox Sports 1.
Gesta last fought in July where he impressively stopped Luis Arceo in seven rounds at the Longshoremen's Hall in San Francisco, while Molina is coming off a loss to Adrien Broner last May on the undercard of Floyd Mayweather's first bout against Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas.
According to Robert Diaz, Golden Boy Promotions matchmaker, this bout will be contested at -''right over lightweight at 138 (pounds), max."
Steve Kim is the news editor for BoxingScene.com.